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Chrissy’s Story – Falling Up Stairs

Chrissy’s Story – Falling Up Stairs

I was 13 years old when my friend, younger sister and I experienced something that forever changed the course of my life. It was a hot day and so the three of us popped on our swimmers and went down to the local creek to go fishing. One minute we were innocently playing, the next, we were being confronted by a stranger who wanted to ‘help us fish’. What this actually meant ....

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The Mother Heart of God – Becca’s Story

The Motherheart of God – Becca’s Story

In 2004 I was 22 years old. A fresh college graduate I spent my days working as a waitress in a diner and my nights as a cook in a tiny Italian restaurant.  I needed these months desperately; to discover the sacredness of food and service, to work hard alongside people so different than myself, to exhale from four years of study, and hopefully let a bit of what I’d read and ....

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Kristine’s Story – Finding Grace

Kristine’s Story – Finding Grace

My story is one of redemption, bravery and the relentless love of Jesus. I grew up in a loving Christian home, the youngest of six children in a blended family. I made the decision to become a Christian when I was in my early teens and, as a home-schooled teenager, most of my social life revolved around my family and church community. Shortly after graduating from high school, ....

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The Hope That Holds Me - Rebekah’s Story

The Hope That Holds Me – Rebekah’s Story

From an early age, my dreams for the future involved two things; marriage and motherhood. As the third eldest child of ten, I grew up with strong maternal instincts and plenty of opportunity to practice my parenting skills. At five years of age, I made the decision to follow Jesus, after responding to an altar call given by my father, at the church he pastored in Launceston, Ta....

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Don’s Story – The Good Farmer

Don’s Story – The Good Farmer

Donald Keith Grey was born 12 January 1930; the same year as Neil Armstrong, Warren Buffet and Clint Eastwood. It was big year for heroes. He may not have walked on the moon, become a billionaire or ever said ‘Go ahead punk, make my day’ but in the eyes of our family, Uncle Don was the biggest hero of them all. The eldest child of Keith and Edith Grey, he was joined by 5 si....

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